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Story submitted by Nikki Chapple from Best Friends Felines in Brisbane, Australia.

This gorgeous mumma was handed into a vet clinic we work with in the middle of giving birth. Unfortunately all her babies passed away and we are unsure why – whether it be the stress of being moved during birth or something else.

PHOTO: NIKKI CHAPPLE

The same day, a box of babies was found in a park. These guys were either preemie or had been without food for a while, as they weighed on average just under 70 grams. That’s tiny even for a newborn. Heartbreaking all around for both parties, but wait…

Mumma was offered the babies, and she immediately started to allow them to feed and give them a bath. It’s one of those tear worthy moments to see a mum who lost all her babies accept babies who had no mum, but now they do and she is their mumma.

PHOTO: NIKKI CHAPPLE

They made their way to carer Sarah after staying with our friends at Cat’s Meow Cattery for a few days to get them to safety, and we will post updates of their progress on our Facebook page. Having spent a few days with Mumma, I can tell you she is a sweetheart (like her little heart nose) and very smoochy, and is doing a wonderful job with these little ones.

This article was originally published on The Animal Rescue Site.

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